Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else?

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  1. The Old Mixer

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    Or you might just be surprised because you found out that one of them did something noteworthy that you'd never heard about, such as the case with Nimoy in M:I for me.

    And here's an example that just came up in a thread in another forum--Nimoy in a mid-1980s Bangles video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj7OJeyhq2Q
     
  2. Push The Button

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    Wow, I used to have MTV on 24 hours a day when I was a teenager, and I do remember this song, but not the video. I certainly would have remembered it for Nimoy's appearance, if nothing else. Of course, I was more of a Go-Go's fan.
     
  3. picardo

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    I was (pleasantly) surprised to see Kelsey Grammer (better known as Dr. Frasier Crane) appear in a Next Generation episode
     
  4. Botany Bay

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    I only discovered recently the gorgeous Marianna Hill (well known to TOS fans as Dr. Noel in Dagger of the Mind) played Fredo's drunk wife at the party in Godfather 2.

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    I would guess I have watched both Dagger of the Mind and Godfather 2 both fifty times each and never noticed :lol:
     
  5. Forbin

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    ^She's a chameleon! I swear she looks different in every role.
     
  6. Timewalker

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    I think it's not that we're surprised to see them at all, it's that we're surprised and pleased to see them in other things.

    I remember waaay back when Leonard Nimoy was on The Captain & Tennille: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVAGpy0zNwE
     
  7. Lance

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    Spot on, Timewalker. :techman: I meant it in the sense of you didn't know they were in a movie/tv show you were watching, and then suddenly you spot a familiar Trek actor and say "Hey, it's that guy/gal!" :D
     
  8. USS Triumphant

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    You don't say....

    :rofl:
     
  9. Taranis

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    Don't know if this has been posted before.. I saw this by chance on youtube.

    ABC Movie of the week
    Assault on the Wayne

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaAAXWnWpro

    Leonard Nimoy, William Windom, Malachi Throne, John Winston, and Lloyd Haynes
     
  10. Kail

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    Marina Sirtis surprised me by showing up in an episode of Sherlock Holmes starring Jeremy Brett.
     
  11. Reanok

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    Dominic Keating dressed like a 1980s rocker in a youtube music video Under the moon.
     
  12. Nerys Myk

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    Marina Sirtis surprised me by showing up in a movie called "The Wicked Lady". ;)
     
  13. Forbin

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    and OH did she show up in that!!!!
     
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    I was pretty surprised to learn that Robert Beltran voiced a Chief in the animated Free Birds film just recently. George Takei is also in it :bolian:
     
  15. JirinPanthosa

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    After I saw Inside Llewyn Davis I looked at the cast list and saw Ethan Phillips, and I don't remember seeing anyone who looks like Ethan Phillips at all.
     
  16. Elder Knight

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    Jonathan Frakes popped up on The Waltons and The Twilight Zone (the 1980s revival), old shows that I happened to catch.
     
  17. Forbin

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    I was pleased to see Alexander Siddig appear in DaVinci's Demons, and now I'm watching him in Primeval.
     
  18. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    Brent Spiner and John DeLancie have also been in the 80's TZ. The same episode, in fact.

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89QbSTJsc-s[/yt]
     
  19. Mr Pointy Ears

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    no,because actors take jobs they need,trek actors had jobs before star trek and di after their trek job finished.
     
  20. Armored Saint

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    Re: Have you ever been surprised to see a Trek actor in something else

    John de Lancie in Arcade.:rommie::rommie:

    Colm Meaney...in fact no, I'm used to see him quite often in British productions.